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    Dominic

    Dominic
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    Cum

    Cum
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    Gold

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  4. I’m obviously not an agent and the thread title...

    I’m obviously not an agent and the thread title was obviously a joke.

    Behind a keyboard is kind of how the internet works, it would be deeply impractical and slightly suspect for me to track you...
  5. Correct that is the ideal. I once got asked to be...

    Correct that is the ideal. I once got asked to be represented for a role via email. I just deleted it and moved on. If the agency con’t be bothered to phone and talk to you then they probably don’t...
  6. Hardly representative. Its with Microsoft, and...

    Hardly representative. Its with Microsoft, and appears to be permie, oh did I mention it is with Microsoft so go sit and spin :igmc:
  7. I keep reading about people whining about this...

    I keep reading about people whining about this and taking it to be some sort of indicator about the state of the market, when they should just be treating it as background lies.
  8. Correct. This fact is normally thrown in after...

    Correct. This fact is normally thrown in after branching questions have been asked or right before a request to modify the cv or “what’s your bottom rate”.
  9. Correct but people really seem to be forgetting...

    Correct but people really seem to be forgetting that. Asking if you should send your agent a Christmas present, moaning that they try and take a bigger cut and just failing to recognise the out and...
  10. Hello I’m an Agent, I get a billion, squillion CVs a day

    Can we just lay the whole “I got 50/100/500 cvs for this role” thing to rest. It is blatantly lies, they probably do get tens of cvs that are out and out chaff but they very quickly filter them out. ...
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    You are ultimately right of course but some of...

    You are ultimately right of course but some of that speculation covered things I hadn’t previously thought about, so success as far as I’m concerned.
  12. Very good and well put point. Plus ça change.

    Very good and well put point. Plus ça change.
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    So the correct inference, is that there is no job...

    So the correct inference, is that there is no job in 2020.
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    Sort of Contract Extension

    I have been contracting with an organisation. I have been getting on well. People have spoke highly of me, people have said they want me to be involved in plans for 2020 etc etc

    I was told I would...
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    My Note to IPSE Today

    Hello,

    I am increasingly disturbed by the news coming from the board and in particular the changes to the Articles of Association they are trying to push through. I am an IT contractor but...
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    :-D very true

    :-D very true
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    Ok, cheers everyone that reassures me slightly. I...

    Ok, cheers everyone that reassures me slightly. I think I have just been fortune so far to avoid gaps between contracts. I am probably just not perceiving it all correctly.
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    Luck Run Out?

    I'm prepared for a bit of piss taking here but can a couple of people give me their informed views please?

    I have been contracting for three years now, first six months was with a telco and the...
  19. Speaking as someone contracting inside the PS at...

    Speaking as someone contracting inside the PS at the moment I am actually surprised when I hear stories like this now. I work on behalf of a local authority that has never given me any evidence that...
  20. If I am going to stop drawing that bath at body...

    If I am going to stop drawing that bath at body temperature, then I am going to need more details than that.
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